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'''Nimbrethil''' was a region of birchwoods that lay in the land of [[Arvernien]], on the northern shore of the [[Bay of Balar]]. Wood from the forests of Nimbrethil was used by [[Eärendil]] to construct his ship [[Vingilot]].
 
'''Nimbrethil''' was a region of birchwoods that lay in the land of [[Arvernien]], on the northern shore of the [[Bay of Balar]]. Wood from the forests of Nimbrethil was used by [[Eärendil]] to construct his ship [[Vingilot]].
  
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The woods were recalled by [[Bilbo]] in his [[Song of Eärendil|song at Rivendell]].<ref>{{FR|Meetings}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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''Nimbrethil'' is [[Sindarin]], composed of the words ''[[nim]]'' and ''[[Brethil (Sindarin word)|brethil]]''.
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Revision as of 23:22, 26 September 2010

Nimbrethil was a region of birchwoods that lay in the land of Arvernien, on the northern shore of the Bay of Balar. Wood from the forests of Nimbrethil was used by Eärendil to construct his ship Vingilot.

The woods were recalled by Bilbo in his song at Rivendell.[1]

Etymology

Nimbrethil is Sindarin, composed of the words nim and brethil.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Many Meetings"